This week's top stories included the Trades Union Congress calling for collective defined contribution schemes after finding a bad year of investment performance a year before retirement can leave savers £5,000 a year worse off.
Follows rising inflation and GDP
90% chance of rate hike priced in
LTA will rise to £1,030,000
Fell almost 0.5% on Tuesday
Unchanged from previous month
The aggregate balance of the UK's defined benefit (DB) schemes improved by £6.2bn over July, according to the Pension Protection Fund's (PPF) 7800 Index.
Interest rates may increase faster in the future than financial markets have priced in, the Bank of England's (BoE) deputy governor has said.
LIBOR is set to be phased out by 2021. Jonathan Stapleton looks at how the withdrawal of this benchmark will affect schemes
Sterling fell in mid-morning trading on the announcement that UK inflation unexpectedly fell to 2.6% over the 12 months to June 2017, down from 2.9% in May.
The collective deficit of the UK's defined benefit (DB) scheme has shrunk by more than £200bn due to the inauguration of Donald Trump as US president, Hymans Robertson says.
Predicted economic shock
The Treasury select committee is to investigate how low interest rates and quantitative easing have impacted the economy since 2008.
Respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz see the BHS saga as a touchstone for fundamental issues at play in the pensions sector.
Further quantitative easing (QE) and cutting interest rates to 0.25% have not hurt businesses with defined benefit (DB) schemes, according to the Bank of England (BoE).
Plastic manufacturer Carclo has warned it might not be able to pay its last dividend of the year due to a rising pension deficit since Brexit.
Sterling's weak performance in the wake of June's Brexit vote could allow the UK to re-balance its economy, according to Mervyn King, as he described forecasts of a materially weaker UK as a result of Brexit as "highly speculative".
The Bank of England (BoE) has purchased more than £3bn worth of long-dated gilts as part of its latest stimulus package, after failing to meet targets last week.
Inflation measured on the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) increased to 0.6% in the year to July 2016 according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Sponsor contribution levels for the FTSE 100 defined benefit (DB) schemes are the highest since 2009 according to an LCP survey.
Structural imbalances in the gilts market have worsened since the central bank's QE programme faced major setbacks. Supply is squeezed and prices are distorted, pushing down yields yet again. Stephanie Baxter asks if we should be worried.
The combined defined benefit (DB) deficit has reached another all-time high on the back of further gilt yield falls following setbacks in the central bank's bond buying programme.
The Bank of England's latest bond-buying programme has hit a wall on its second day of operations as investors refuse to sell their long-dated government bonds.